Paul O'Sullivan

Paul O'Sullivan is a Hong Kong horse trainer. The New Zealander was champion trainer in his homeland on 11 occasions, in partnership with his father Dave for 17 years. O'Sullivan first came onto the global scene in 1989 when he won the Japan Cup with Horlicks, ridden by his brother Lance, while he added the 1991 Cox Plate with Surfers Paradise. He first arrived in Hong Kong to train in 2004, having a career best season in 2015-16 and striking success with the likes of Vital King, Fellowship and Aerovelocity.

Paul O’Sullivan celebrates a treble with his assistant trainer. Photos: Kenneth Chan

Three of a kind: O’Sullivan collects a treble in an hour

Trainer Paul O’Sullivan patched together an impressive day at Sha Tin by collecting a treble in an hour with his former apprentice, who rarely rides him a winner, a jockey who went to the races with only one mount and his main partner in recent years who hasn’t quite been there this campaign.